Dematerialisation: A digital revolution in Indian finance

Exactly 26 years ago, India embarked on a very ambitious path in digital finance leading to remarkable results. It is time for more such reforms Topics BS Opinion | NSE | NSDL …

Uddhav-led Sena firm on holding Dussehra rally at Mumbai’s Shivaji Park

The Uddhav Thackeray-led faction of the Shiv Sena on Monday asserted there was no other option but to hold its annual Dussehra rally at the Shivaji…

Rearing cheetahs: Kuno project requires careful handling

The translocation of eight Namibian cheetahs to the Kuno National Park has created its share of controversy. While it is being hailed as a great initiative to…

One Nation, One Grid: A problematic power equation

The emerging controversy over the creation of a centralised market for electricity demonstrates in microcosm avoidable tensions in federal relations. The concept of “One Nation, One Grid,…

India, Saudi Arabia discuss Rupee-Riyal trade, UPI payment system

India and Saudi Arabia have discussed the feasibility of institutionalising Rupee-Riyal trade, as well as the introduction of the instant payments system–United Payments Interface (UPI)–and Rupay…

India needs to retain its identity, not imitate other countries: RSS chief

RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat on Monday said India needs to retain its essence and identity by embracing its scriptures and ancient history and should not try to imitate other…

SA T20 Auctions: IPL owners loosen purse strings as Stubbs breaks bank

South African batting sensation Tristan Stubbs triggered a bidding frenzy with Sunrisers Eastern Cape getting his services for a staggering 9.2 million rand (USD 500,000 plus)…

Hurricane Fiona slams Dominican Republic after lashing Puerto Rico

Hurricane Fiona made landfall in the Dominican Republic on Monday and Puerto Rico braced for another day of heavy rainfall and life-threatening flooding, a U.S. government…

Some BJP leaders, not PM, behind misuse of CBI, ED: Mamata Banerjee

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday sought to insulate Prime Minister Narendra Modi from allegations of misuse of central agencies by the BJP-led Centre…

Don’t have any corporate account which is under stress: UCO Bank MD & CEO

Soma Sankara Prasad, MD & CEO, UCO Bank Dear Reader, Business Standard has always strived hard to provide up-to-date information and commentary on developments that are of interest to you…